Apart from the state's heritage, street food is where Penang's real comparative advantage lies. Take a pinch of political will and a small cup of money (to spruce up our act) - and you could rustle up a little...
As part of the effort to promote Penang street food against the onslaught of fast-food culture and gentrification, I thought a poll to determine once and for all the signature street food dish of Penang would help to whet...
Should migrant workers be allowed to cook Penang street food? Anwar Fazal answers this question beautifully and expresses so eloquently my own gut feelings on the subject. As the street food capital of the world(!), Penang should also have...
A Guardian correspondent thinks George Town has "the best street food in Asia", while Granta, a magazine founded in 1889 by students at Cambridge University, regards Penang as "The Island of Hawkers". The Guardian: 10 of the...
Blog visitor Shila Kaur introduces the slow food moment in Penang to us: I think Datuk Anwar (Fazal) has written a beautiful essay on an aspect of Penang’s rich cultural heritage – its foods – street and otherwise –...